Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Patient Stories

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Atrial Septal Defect: Jacob's Story

Jacob with his golf clubs

Jacob, 16, is able to play sports at a high level thanks to the team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he had heart surgery three years ago.

Heart Transplant: Stosh’s Story


Diagnosed with heart defects before birth, Stosh had heart surgery in utero, three reconstructive procedures in his first four years, then a heart transplant.

Heterotaxy Syndrome: Finn’s Story


Finn, 3, had heart surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to correct his serious heart defects as a result of heterotaxy syndrome.

Pulmonary Hypertension: Emma’s Story

Emma swimming

Emma, 9, has the energy to swim, dance and participate in the activities she loves thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.